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The Consumer Privacy Protection Act (CPPA): Increasing accountability and transparency

Canada - February 16 2021 In a recent MT Cybersecurity Blog, we discussed Bill C-11, the Consumer Privacy Protection Act (the “CPPA”), which was introduced on November 17, 2020…

Ontario government extends stay-at-home order across most of the province while announcing plans for re-opening

Canada - February 10 2021 On Monday, February 8, 2021, the Ontario government announced in a press release that it is extending the Stay-at-Home order across most of the…

UK Supreme Court judgment on COVID-19 business interruption insurance test case

Canada, United Kingdom - January 15 2021 Today, the UK Supreme Court handed down its judgment in the COVID-19 business interruption insurance test case of The Financial Conduct Authority v…

Consent and the business activities exemption: A dive into the Consumer Privacy Protection Act (CPPA)

Canada, USA - December 29 2020 Now in its Second Reading, Bill C-11, the Consumer Privacy Protection Act (“CPPA”), is moving ever closer to adoption. The opening remarks by the…

Leave to appeal duty to defend issues denied by Supreme Court of Canada

Canada - December 8 2020 Recently, the Supreme Court of Canada denied leave to appeal decisions of the Alberta Court of Appeal and the Ontario Court of Appeal, respectively…

IIROC issues Notice regarding cybersecurity in cloud services and application programming interfaces

Canada - July 6 2020 On June 24, 2020, the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (“IIROC”) released an Education Notice to members (“Cybersecurity - Cloud…

COVID-19 contact tracing debate highlights need for privacy law reform: Lessons for developers and users

Canada - June 11 2020 We have been following the COVID-19 crisis and its impact on privacy law over the course of the past few months. It has become apparent during that…

The duty to defend in the face of exclusions: Allegations of intentional acts and the use or operation of vehicles

Canada - May 20 2020 On May 7, 2020, the Supreme Court of Canada denied leave to appeal from a notable decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal on an insurer’s duty to…

Privacy Commissioners: Privacy laws not a barrier to effective COVID-19 response, emphasize compliance when using contact tracing apps

Australia, Canada, USA - May 12 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented challenge for federal and provincial governments and other public health organizations in Canada…

The scope and interpretation of faulty workmanship exclusions in multi-peril policies

Canada - May 12 2020 In Condominium Corporation No. 9312374 v Aviva Insurance Company of Canada, 2020 ABCA 166, the Appellant condominium corporation (the “Corporation”)…